Past Presidents & Award Winners

The Greater Harrisburg Association of REALTORS® (GHAR) has a long history of excellence mainly due to its members who have provided leadership and given back to their Association. GHAR extends a big Thank You to the Past Presidents for their tireless commitment to the real estate industry and to the Association. Our Past Presidents have devoted countless hours to making GHAR the great Association it is today.

GHAR also congratulates its members who have received the Association’s highest honors. Our award winners are dedicated professionals and the Association is pleased to honor them.

Association Past Presidents

Thank you for the following members for their leadership and service to the Greater Harrisburg Association of REALTORS®.

2016 Jodi Diego
2015 Bernie Campanella
2014 Aaron Piscioneri
2013 Michael E. Pion
2012 Marti S. Garrett
2011 Robert J. Hoobler
2010 James Spagnolo 
2009 Fred Briggs 
2008 Kay Hock 
2007 A. Jerrod Paterson 
2006 Frederick Humphrey 
2005 Susan McGeehan 
2004 Greg Rothman 
2003 Daniel Piscioneri 
2002 Donald Roth 
2001 Virginia Barr 
2000 David B. Smolizer
1999 Judith M. Shirk
1998 Betty Rader 
1997 James L.D. Monroe 
1996 Kathryn E. Lucas
1995 Karen S. Darney
1994 Vernon E. Anderson 
1993 Vi Thompson
1992 Charles W. Gilmore 
1991 James M. Kriebel Jr. 
1990 Theodore Stefan, Jr. 
1989 Mimi Lambert 
1988 Gary K. Maurer  
1987 Anna Bianco
1986 James E. Grandon, Jr.
1985 John R. Detweiler 
1984 Brian A. Gross
1983 James L. Helsel, Jr. 
1982 Don Paul Shearer 
1981 James F. Twigg 
1980 Delton C. Bushey 
1979 Thomas W. Helsel 
1978 K. Jesse Reitenbach 
1977 Joseph Marino 
1976-1977 William F. Rothman
1975 Lucille L. Balderston 
1974 Lester G. Connor
1973 Harry Don Smith
1972 Eldon G. Gaughen 
1971 Stan Adler
1970 Robert B. Steenland
1969 Clarence M. Detweiler 
1968 W. Franklin Hollinger
1967 Paul E. Shearer 
1966 C. Kirby Fogarty 
1965 H. Robert Nissley 
1964 I. Manuel Wenrich 
1963 William L. Hicks 
1962 J. Joseph McGraw
1961 James L. Helsel, Sr.
1960 Stan Adler 
1959 Charles W. Naftzinger
1958 Sidney A. Carson 
1957 Charles C. Bistline
1956 John F. Fortenbaugh
1955 Horace C. Wolbert 
1953-1954 Harry Schumacker
1952 Horace C. Wolbert 
1951 J. Russell Hostetter
1950 Frank C. Foose
1949 Paul E. Hershey
1948 Stanley D. Adler, Sr. 
1947 Ben G. Helsel 
1946 Kenneth G. Kipp 
1944-1945 Walter Johnston 
1941-1943 Milton M. Strouse 
1928-1940 Evan J. Miller 
1927 William A. McIlhenny
1926 Stanley D. Adler, Sr. 
1924-1925 George W. Jacobs 
1922-1923 William P. Miller
1922 William P. Miller 
1921 Stanley G. Backenstoss
1919-1920 Arthur C. Young
1916-1918 John E. Gipple
1915 Herman P. Miller 

Carlisle Association Past Presidents

Thank you for the following members for their leadership and service to the Carlisle Association of REALTORS® (CAR). CAR was a local association serving REALTORS® in western Cumberland County and the borough of Carlisle from 1959 to 2004. In 2004, CAR merged with the GHAR. 

2004 Vincent Mellott
2003 Randy L. Billman 
2001-2002 Eric Shryock 
2000 Douglas J. Gale
1998-1999 Carol Cunningham 
1996-1997 Ray L. Wolfe 
1994-1996 Gwenn B. Drum 
1993 Barbara L. Gastrock 
1992 Phil Garman 
1991-1992 Larry Foote
1990 Constance I. Kugler 
1989 Douglas R. Heineman 
1988 John Deremer 
1987 Gary Maurer 
1986-1987 Beverly A. Kelly 
1983-1985 Constance I. Kugler 
1982 Steven W. Barrett 
1981 Larry Slusser
1980 Flora B. Hartzell 
1979 Robert Shearer 
1977-1978 Patricia J. Snyder 
1975-1976 George O. Lebo 
1974 B. R. Heineman 
1967-1973 George L. Ebener 
1966 William H. Hooke 
1964-1965 Sid A. Carson 
1959-1963 Glenn R. Linah

REALTOR® of the Year Recipients

Congratulations to the following members on being named REALTOR® of the Year by their peers. The REALTOR® of the Year award recognizes members who shows a variety of contributions to the Association, the community, the real estate business and demonstrates the spirit of being a REALTOR®. 

2016 Iva Fiorina
2015 Bob Fox
2014 Michael E. Pion
2013 Bernard J. Campanella
2012 James M. Spagnolo
2011 Larry L. Hatter
2010 Frederick L. Briggs 
2009 A. Jerrod Paterson 
2008 W. Greg Rothman 
2007 Susan C. McGeehan 
2006 Daniel T. Piscioneri
2005 Frederick D. Humphrey
2004 Donald Roth 
2003 Linda J. Melham 
2002 David B. Smolizer 
2001 Arthur D. Campbell
2000 Jan Rhodes Mattas
1999 Mary E. (Betty) Rader 
1998 James. L.D. Monroe 
1997 Kathryn E. Lucas 
1996 Vernon E. Anderson
1995 Judi Shirk 
1994 Charles W. Gilmore 
1993 James M. Kriebel, Jr. 
1992 Theodore Stefan, Jr. 
1991 Mimi Lambert 
1990 Viola E. Thompson 
1989 Gary K. Maurer 
1988 Brian A. Gross 
1987 James E. Grandon, Jr.
1986 John R. Detweiler 
1985 James L. Helsel, Jr. 
1984 Anna Bianco 
1983 K. Jesse Reitenbach 
1982 Charles F. Schubert, Sr. 
1981 Calvin E. Swayze 
1980 Don Paul Shearer 
1979 June Derrick 
1978 Lester G. Connor 
1977 Lucille L. Balderston 
1976 William F. Rothman 
1975 Thomas W. Helsel 
1974 Eldon G. Gaughen 
1973 Clarence M. Detweiler 
1972 W. Franklin Hollinger 
1971 J. Joseph McGraw 
1970 Stanley D. Adler, Jr. 
1969 James L. Helsel, Sr. 
1968 Evan J. Miller 
1967 Ben G. Helsel 
1966 Horace C.Wolbert

CAR REALTOR® of the Year Recipients

Congratulations to the following members of the former Carlisle Association of REALTORS® on being named REALTOR® of the Year by their peers.

Douglas R. Heineman 
Anne W. Stewart 
Constance I. Kugler
Larry E. Foote
Gwenn Bream Drum 
Carol J. Cunningham 
Donald A. Rickards 
Philip Garman
Bettie J. Henry 
Douglas J. Gale

Hall of Fame Inductees

Congratulations to the following members on being named to the Association's Hall of Fame. This award recognizes significant contributions of the individual to the development, growth, improvement and/or excellence of the real estate industry whether locally, in Pennsylvania or in the nation. 

2016 Greg Rothman
2015 Glen R. Grell
2014 James L. Goldsmith, Esq.
2013 Amelia R. "Mimi" Lambert
2012 The Honorable Susan C. Helm
2011 William F. Rothman
2010 Ray L. "Buz" Wolfe, Jr. 
2009 James L. Helsel, Jr. 
2008 Daniel T. Piscioneri 
2007 Robert S. Hamilton
2006 Douglas R. Heineman 
2005 John E. Glise 
2004 Viola E. "Vi" Thompson 
2004 Eldon "Jack" Gaughen  
2003 The Honorable Stephen Reed
2002 Gary L. Nalbandian 
2001 James E. Grandon, Jr. 
2000 Ruth A. Myers

Professional Merit Recipients

The Professional Merit award is presented to qualifying members of GHAR in good standing. The award recognizes REALTOR® professionalism through education, Association participation and involvement, and community service during the year of application. Congratulations to the following members for their professionalism. 

2016 Derek Bicksler, Iva Fiorina, Bob Fox, Michelle Gueci, Edwin Tichenor
2015 John Esser, Leslie St. John
2014 Vincent Mellott
2013 John P. Henry
2011 Drew Bobincheck
2011 Mo Humphreys
2011 Kathleen C. Shannon
2010 James D. Ross 
2010 Gary J. Muccio 
2010 Susan C. McGeehan 
2010 James M. Spagnolo 
2010 Michael B. Yingling 
2009 Frederick Briggs
2009 A. Jerrod Paterson
2009 Jodi Diego
2009 Bernard Campanella
2004 Andrew Fisher
2004 Martha Garrett 
2003 William Keefer
2002 Ira Naiditch 
2001 Robert Hoobler 
2000 Carl Heintzelman 
1999 Patt Boyer 
1999 Robert Fox
1998 W. Greg Rothman 
1997 David Smolizer
1997 Carol Leisey 
1997 M. Sue Daugherty 
1996 Beverly Kelly 
1996 James Monroe 
1996 Donna O'Brien 
1995 Shelley Webster
1994 Joseph Gottwald 
1994 Janet Hoffmaster
1994 Linda Melham
1993 Mary Rader 
1993 Carlea Lenker 
1992 Janet Rhodes Mattas
1992 Frances Bender 
1992 Andrew Saft
1991 John Hutchinson 
1991 Ernest Pace 
1991 Jo Ann Weyandt  
1991 Benjamin DeFrancesco
1991 Charles Gilmore
1990 Arthur Campbell 
1990 Diane Peresie 
1990 James Helsel, Jr. 
1990 Theodore Stefan, Jr. 
1990 David Kelly 
1989 James Holtzman 
1989 H. Gerard Vogel 
1989 L. Richard Zalek 
1989 Viola Thompson 
1989 Thomas Hoffmaster 
1989 Karen Darney 
1989 Judith Rosi-Yoder 
1989 Anna Bianco 
1989 Jean O'Leary 
1989 Mary Anne Cypcar 
1989 James Kriebel, Jr. 
1989 Amelia Lambert

Outstanding New Sales Associate Recipients

Congratulations to the following members who earned the Association's Outstanding New Sales Associate award. The award was last presented in 2008. 

2008 Todd J. Fields
2007 Shari L. Fields 
2006 Dianna S. Dively
2005 Garrett H. Rothman
2004 Kelleen R. Rastovac 
2003 Michelle L. Nestor 
2002 Karen S. Detwiler 
2001 Matthew A. Hathaway
2000 Catherine C. Uholik 
1999 Ronald C. Neugebauer 
1998 William D. Keefer 
1997 Susan S. Graham 
1996 Richard J. Martini
1995 John C. Nelson
1994 William G. Zody 
1993 Steven D. Scheib 
1992 Patty Hancock 
1991 Glenn Wareham
1990 Jim Monroe 
1989 Jan Rhodes

Outstanding Sales Associate

Congratulations to the following members who earned the Association's Outstanding Sales Associate award. The award was last presented in 2008. 

2008 James A. Holtzman
2007 Robert J. Hoobler
2006 James V. St. Hilaire 
2005 Lois C. Graham 
2004 Jennifer E. Hollister 
2003 Jerris A. Collins
2002 Neil L. Barr
2001 W. Greg Rothman 
2000 Patrick M. Smith, Sr. 
1999 Timothy Frazier Straub
1998 Daniel J. Alderman 
1997 Stephen J. Thompson 
1996 Nathan M. Snyder 
1995 Jan Rhodes 
1994 Stephen M. Hawbecker 
1993 David B. Smolizer 
1992 Patt Boyer 
1991 Dale Vaughn 
1990 Carlea Lenker

Outstanding New Sales Commercial Recipients

Congratulations to the following members who earned the Association's Outstanding New Sales Commercial award. The award was last presented in 2008.

2008 Michael J. Curran 2006 Adam D. Campbell  

Affiliate of the Year Recipients

Congratulations to the following affiliate members who have received the Association's Affiliate of the Year Award.

2016 Brett M. Woodburn, Esq.
2015 Linda Goldstein
2014 Michael Beardsley
2013 Joseph A. Cline
2012 Robert J. Fisher
2011 Fred P. Connor
2010 Karl Krug 
2009 James L. Goldsmith, Esq. 
2008 Peter A. Jones
2007 Joyce Hafer
2006 Don Krieger
2006 Robbin Crossley 
2005 Neddie Gaffney
2004 Pam Bentz 
2003 John Schilling 
2002 Getty Wilson
2001 William Pierce, Jr.


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